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Social Statistics

Cowlitz county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school23,679100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6837.1
Kindergarten1,4386.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)11,37648.0
High school (grades 9-12)5,58023.6
College or graduate school3,60215.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over60,355100.0
Less than 9th grade2,4504.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,71012.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,76032.7
Some college, no degree17,39628.8
Associate degree5,0238.3
Bachelor's degree5,0488.4
Graduate or professional degree2,9684.9
Percent high school graduate or higher83.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over72,283100.0
Never married14,96920.7
Now married, except separated42,11058.3
Separated1,3431.9
Widowed4,8866.8
Female
4,0015.5
Divorced8,97512.4
Female
4,7156.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,465100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren70748.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over67,987100.0
Civilian veterans11,22816.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years21,935100.0
With a disability1,6757.6
Population 21 to 64 years51,723100.0
With a disability11,39922.0
Percent employed
52.1(X)
No disability40,32478.0
Percent employed
74.6(X)
Population 65 years and over11,771100.0
With a disability5,46446.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over86,502100.0
Same house in 199545,51252.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,15646.4
Same county
25,58429.6
Different county
14,57216.8
Same state
6,2137.2
Different state
8,3599.7
Elsewhere in 19958341.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population92,948100.0
Native89,49696.3
Born in United States
88,96695.7
State of residence
50,13953.9
Different state
38,82741.8
Born outside United States
5300.6
Foreign born3,4523.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,4741.6
Naturalized citizen
1,4781.6
Not a citizen
1,9742.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,452100.0
Europe66219.2
Asia89225.8
Africa100.3
Oceania631.8
Latin America1,31838.2
Northern America50714.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over86,502100.0
English only81,31294.0
Language other than English5,1906.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2,4102.8
Spanish
3,0243.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4761.7
Other Indo-European languages
9371.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2630.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,0701.2
Speak English less than "very well"
6370.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population92,948100.0

Total ancestries reported

94,689101.9
Arab950.1
Czech14540.5
Danish1,0551.1
Dutch2,2162.4
English10,66111.5
French (except Basque)13,3283.6
French Canadian11,0681.1
German17,99619.4
Greek2640.3
Hungarian1720.2
Irish110,27711.1
Italian2,3562.5
Lithuanian550.1
Norwegian6,1836.7
Polish1,2661.4
Portuguese2270.2
Russian5820.6
Scotch-Irish1,8542.0
Scottish2,5322.7
Slovak180.0
Subsaharan African480.1
Swedish2,9413.2
Swiss5280.6
Ukrainian1230.1
United States or American7,6528.2
Welsh7810.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)570.1
Other ancestries19,90021.4
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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